Lancaster Catholic High School Presents...
A Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration
INSPIRA: THE POWER OF THE SPIRITUAL--A Performance Project by Dr. Amanda Kemp
An exciting hour-long journey capturing the hope and struggle in African American spirituals.
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Synopsis: From the opening notes of "Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name" to a classical violin mashup of text and voice featuring Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and Dr. King's I Have a Dream speech; from Tiananmen Square protesters' "We Shall Overcome" in 1989 to #Say Her Name and the movements to make Black lives matter in 2015; INSPIRA encourages audiences to learn, connect and act.
Artists: A multiracial and multigenerational ensemble, INSPIRA includes Francis Wong from San Francisco Chinatown on tenor sax, classical violinist Michael Jamanis, Philadelphia vocalist and community organizer Matthew Armstead, Liberian drummer Gerri MCritty, and playwright-performer Amanda Kemp. INSPIRA is a Theatre for Transformation production.
Read Dr. Amanda Kemp's blog "On a Mission to Heal the Planet,"
650 Juliette Ave
Lancaster, PA 17601
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